Posted on April 14, 2011

Qatalum will have a stand at the fair, and will be seeking to attract talented and motivated young Qatari nationals to join its ranks and become an essential part of Qatar's future with a campaign entitled ‘Because you are Qatar's Fortune’.

Organised by the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, the five-day event aims to provide education, recruitment, training and development opportunities for students and young Qatari nationals in order to enhance their abilities and strengthen their skills.

Speaking on the occasion, Qatalum CEO Jan Arve Haugan, said, “Qatalum’s participation in the 4th annual Qatar Career Fair is part of our strategy, in line with the Qatar National Vision 2030, to enhance the role played by Qatari nationals in leading the country’s development. Qatar has made great strides in terms of economic growth and has established itself in a leading position globally, enabling the country to attract further investment. I believe that Qatalum is a big part of Qatar National Vision 2030, and we are committed to making this vision become a reality.”

“In line with Qatalum’s solid Qatarisation plan, our focus at the Fair will be on attracting talented, motivated and qualified Qatari job-seekers and offering them job opportunities in senior technical and administrative positions, which will allow Qatalum to continue to play our role in ensuring Qatar’s long-term economic growth and securing its position on the global economic map,” Haugan added.

The Qatar Career Fair 2011 is particularly important as it is in line with Qatar National Vision 2030, launched by HH the Heir Apparent, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, on 28 October 2010. This year 115 public- and private-sector companies in the energy and industry, communication, tourism, insurance, education, media and sport sectors will be participating in the Fair, which is expected to receive in the region of 20,000 to 30,000 visitors.

Qatalum achieved all of its 2010 HR objectives by encouraging its 1,120-strong multinational team to work in compliance with the Qatalum Way, and provided employees with a total of 70,000 training hours through 2,200 training courses, including operational training; external training on equipment, health, safety and environment measures, electronic programming and leadership; and internal courses designed to meet employees’ needs and held at the Qatalum site.

source: Qatalum

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